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Hugh Henry Harper  



Capt./Major Hugh Henry Harper Birth: 14 Jul 1895 Harveysburg, Warren, Ohio Death : 23 Apr 1989 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, son of John Leigh Harper & Nettie J. Andrew buried - Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana
married 14 Sep 1920 - Xenia, Greene, Ohio Mary "Mamie" Levonne Van Pelt Birth: 16 Jul 1897 Port William, Clinton, Ohio Death: 31 Oct 1971 - Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, dau of Tolbert Woodrow Van Pelt, Grace T Miller buried - Nov. 3 191 Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana

1928 - Jan 25 - Capt. and Mrs Hugh Harper have purchases th F. G. Solomon property on South Main Stree and expect to move in soon.
    Real Estate Transfers - Hugh Harper purchased the former Solomon property of the State Exchange FInance company last week.


1953 - Mar 25 - Chicago FIrm Plans 210 Acre Resort on Lake Near Delong - ... Plat filed by Seymour Goodman, a Chicago attorney and real estate broker... ...purchased recently by the Chicago Corportation, headed by Mrs. Goodman, from Hugh Harper of Culver... 1953 - Apr 15 - Had notice or public sale of 37 head of cattle and various farm equipment.

At the time of her death they were living at 428 School Street.

Their children:

Betty Lea Harper Birth 8 Aug 1921 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Death 19 Dec 1998 Coupeville, Island, Washington Burial Coupeville, Island County, Washington married 2 July 1947 Culver, Marshall, Indiana, Brig Gen Robert Leaning Ashworth Birth 23 Aug 1914 Boise, Ada, Idaho Death: 28 December 2007 Boise, Ada, Idaho, Burial Coupeville, Island County, Washington son of Thomas Ashworth and Ella Eliza Leaning

Grace Evelyn Harper Birth: 31 Aug 1922 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio Death: 22 Oct 1996 buried 3 May 1999 Tahoma National Cemetery Kent, King County, Washington married Leonard Vernon Anda Birth: 21 May 1921 Oklee, Red Lake county, Minnesota Death: 4 Jun 2004 - Bothell, Snohomish, Washington buried Tahoma National Cemetery Kent, King County, Washington son of Alfred Anda & Leah Paquin
    Richard Davis Anda


Mary Kathryn Harper birth Oct 25, 1933 Marshall county Indiana married Feb 5 1955 - Culver Military Chapel; Union twp., Marshall county, Indiana Simeon K. Otto Birth July 10, 1927 Arthur, Douglas, Illinois Death October 30, 1997 Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington son of Daniel E. Otto and Susanna G. Kauffman
    John Leigh Otto.


Robert Finley Harper Birth: 18 Mar 1925 - Cuyahoga, Ohio Death: 30 Apr 1958 - Auburn, De Kalb, Indiana buried - Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver, Marshall County, Indiana married 22 Oct 1951 Winamac, Indiana Pansy Coleen Crossgrove Birth : 17 Feb 1931 Culver, Marshall, Indiana she married 2ns --- Hampshire d/o William Henry Crossgrove & Mary Etta Howell
    Funeral Services Held Saturday for Robert Harper, 33

    Robert Finley Harper, age, 33, of 822 East 7th Street, Auburn, died Wednesday morning at the Veteran's Hospital in Fort Wayne following a illness of six weeks.

    Mr. Harper was born in Cleveland, Ohio. on March 18, 1925, moved to Culver with his parents when an infant and spent his entire life here until three years ago when he moved to Auburn where he was a teacher in the Junior High School.

    Mr. Harper graduated from Culver Military Academy in 1943 and attended Indiana University for three years. He graduated from Manchester College, North Manchester in 1955. During World War II he served as Staff Sgt. in the Infantry in the Eurropean Theatre. He was a member of the AUburn Methodist Church and the Auburn American Legion Post.

    Survivin are his widow, Coleen; three Children, Philip Wendel, Jam Michele and May Lynn all at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh H. Harper, Culver; three sisters, Mrs. Betty Ashworth, Carlisle, Pa; Mrs. Evelyn Anda, Seattle Wash. and Mrs. Mary Kathryn Ott, Lincoln, Nebr.

    Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday at the methodist churfh in AUburn with Rec. Clbert Clarke, pastor of the church, officiating, after which he was brought to the Easterday Funeral Homer in Culver.

    Services were held her at two o'clock Saturday at the Methodist Church with Rev. Clarke officiating. Burial was at the Culver Masoonic Cemetery. - may 7 1958 Citizen


Form Sister Team At Army Hospital - The is the only sister team among the nurses at the army's recently dedicated Crile General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. The Sisters Betty Lea Harper, 22 (left) and Evelyn Harper , 21, of Culver... they entered the Army Nurse Corps last February and received their basic training at Billings General HOspital, Indianapolis... May 24, 1944


Year: 1930; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: 617; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0016
Name: Hugh H Harper
Birth Year: abt 1895
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1930: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Map of Home: View Map
Street address: Mill Street
House Number in Cities or Towns: 236
Dwelling Number: 283
Family Number: 288
Home Owned or Rented: Owned
Home Value: 5000
Radio Set: Yes
Lives on Farm: No
Age at First Marriage: 24
Attended School: No
Able to Read and Write: Yes
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Able to Speak English: Yes
Occupation: Teacher
Industry: Private School
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker
Employment: Yes
Veteran: Yes
War: WW
Household Members: Name Age
Hugh H Harper 35
Mary L Harper 32
Betty L Harper 8
Grace E Harper 7
Robert F Harper 5

1940; Census Place: Culver, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: T627_1077; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 50-17
Name: Hugh Harper
Respondent: Yes
Age: 45
Estimated birth year: abt 1895
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Map of Home in 1940: View Map
Street: S Main
House Number: 336
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 3B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 78
Occupation: Instructor
House Owned or Rented: Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 3500
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 4th year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 45
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 3000
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Hugh Harper 45
Mary L Harper 43
Betty Lee Harper 18
Grace Evelyn Harper 17
Robert Finley Harper 15
Mary Kathryn Harper 6

Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973
Name: Hugh H. Harper
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1894
Birth Place: Harveysburg, Warren, Ohio
Christening Place: Warren, Ohio
Father: J. L. Harper
Mother: Nettie J. Andrew
FHL Film Number: 0384210

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Hugh H. Harper
SSN: 312-26-4440
Last Residence: 98239 Coupeville, Island, Washington, USA
BORN: 14 Jul 1894
Died: 23 Apr 1989
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951)
Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007
Name: Hugh H Harper
Birth Date: 14 Jul 1895
Birth Place: Ohio, United States
Gender: Male
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Not Hispanic (Latino)
Residence Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States
Death Date: 23 Apr 1989
Hospital of Death: Veterans Adm. Med. Ctr
Death Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, USA
Certificate: 030063
Age at Death: 93
Certifier: Physician
Referred to Coroner: Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy: No Autopsy performed
Filing Date: 25 Apr 1989
Hospital Status: Hospital/Inpatient
Injury in Ohio: Yes
Type Place of Injury: Unspecified Place
Social Security Number: 312-26-4440
Father's Surname: Harper
Marital Status: Widowed
Industry of Decedent: Colleges and universities
Occupation of Decedent: Teachers, not elsewhere classified
Census Tract: 0024
Primary Registration District: 5701

U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
Name: Hugh Harper
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 17 Jul 1895
Death Date: 23 Apr 1989
Cause of Death: Natural
SSN: 312264440
Branch 1: A
Enlistment Date 1: 25 Feb 1918
Release Date 1: 13 Oct 1919

Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973 Name: Mamie L Van Pelt
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1897
Birth Place: Pt. William, Clinton, Ohio
Christening Place: Clinton, Ohio
Father: T. W. Van Pelt
Mother: Grace T. Miller
FHL Film Number: 0568547

Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
Name: Mary L Harper [Mary L VanPelt]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 71
Birth Date: 16 Jul 1897
Birth Place: Ohio
Death Date: 31 Oct 1971
Death Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Hugh H Harper
Father: T W VanPelt
Mother: Grace Miller

U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
Name: Grace Evelyn Harper Anda
Service Info.: 1LT US ARMY WORLD WAR II
Birth Date: 31 Aug 1922
Death Date: 22 Oct 1996
Service Start Date: 1 Feb 1944
Interment Date: 3 May 1999
Cemetery: Tahoma National Cemetery
Cemetery Address: 18600 SE 240th St Kent, WA 98042-4868
Buried At: Section I Row C Site 86

Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
Name: Grace Evelyn Harper Anda
Birth Date: 31 Aug 1922
Death Date: 22 Oct 1996
Cemetery: Tahoma National Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Kent, King County, Washington, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 280256

U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963
Name: Robert Finley Harper
Birth Date: 18 Mar 1925
Death Date: 30 Apr 1958
Cemetery: Culver Masonic Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Culver, Indiana






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